Titans overpower the Mustangs

The epic struggle of the opening football game leads to victory.

By Jason Burke and John Pacheco

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Beowulf and Grendel, Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader, Legend and Pondo. These demonstrate good and evil, light and dark. Sept. 2 was no different.

The varsity football game featured the comfort of a nice cushy lead, the stress and worry of a significant downfall, and a triumphant celebration in a moment of victory.

Our Titans achieved a glorious victory against the Mustangs with a final score of 31 – 28. The players received a slight scare when Ponderosa started to make a comeback shortly after halftime, but, being true to the Titan name, they took back control before the Mustangs could overtake the scoreboard.

“We came out and gave them all we had. We made a few mistakes, and they talked a lot. But we stayed quiet and did us,” senior Chubanna Ogu said.  “Next game I want to push through the entire game and never let up until it’s over.”

The team seemed to share a hivemind, always knowing and understanding where each other is, who’s open, and the best spot to put the ball.

“I think I played all right. My team definitely helped me out a ton,” senior Marc Muma said.

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